Get to Know Simone Biles It’s hard to imagine now, but Simone Biles once got a zero on vault. Actually, she got two zeros. The three-time world champion, who on August 9th led the U.S. women to their second-straight Olympics gymnastics team gold, completely messed up the event in which she now performs the world’s most difficult move. Gold medalists Alexandra Raisman, Madison Kocian, Lauren Hernandez, Gabrielle Douglas, and Simone Biles pose together on Day 4 of the Olympics. Both of these zeroes were at the same event. Your Secret This EFL lesson is based around a short film called Your Secret. What I like most about the film is that it involves the viewers and encourages them to take an active and creative part. I would ask all teachers who use Film English to consider buying my book Film in Action as the royalties which I receive from sales help to keep the website completely free. Language level: Pre-intermediate (A2) – Intermediate (B1) Learner type:Teens and adults Time: 60 minutes
Vocabulary 2.0: 15 Tips, Tools, & Resources Posted by Shelly Terrell on Saturday, February 20th 2010 Part of the Cool Sites series In every subject students must acquire new vocabulary, which is often taught through rote memorization. How do we engage learners to engage with new vocabulary? In a previous post I shared with you 12 word cloud resources . Now, I want to share how I make vocabulary engaging by using various websites in conjunction with the word cloud tool, Tagul . Lifetime videos to learn English An appealing sitcom comedy, combined with a clear language focus to practice daily conversations. Lifetime is a three-level video comedy-drama for elementary, pre-intermediate, and intermediate students. Each level consists of seven episodes with a language focus, and an emphasis on communication.
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10 Strategies To Make Learning Feel More Like A Game - 10 Strategies To Make Learning Feel More Like A Game by TeachThought Staff We’ve talked about gamification quite a bit, which is different than game-based learning, if you’ll recall. (The definition of gamification is the application of game-like mechanics to non-game entities to encourage a specific behavior. You can read more if you’d like.)
The 10 most startling facts about climate in 2015 — the warmest year on record Last year was unequivocally the warmest year on record for Earth. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Tuesday released a 300-page report documenting the historic warmth as well as scores of other aspects of 2015’s climate. The hefty report, State of the Climate in 2015, was produced by more than 450 scientists from 62 countries around the world — more than any previous edition.